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Robert Casey

Will the 47 Diplomacy Saboteurs Have Democratic Enablers?

Robert Naiman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Democrats have been outraged by 47 Senate Republicans ostentatiously trying to blow up negotiations with Iran with their "open letter" to Iranian leaders. But in terms of practical outcomes, the main drama still lies ahead.

Christina Wilkie

New Senate Bill Aims To Reduce School Suspensions | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of the Senate hurried out of town Wednesday ahead of a major snowstorm, Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) quietly introduced a bill that...

Federal Legislation Can Remove Adoption Barriers

Jeff Katz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jeff Katz

While the Adoption and Safe Families Act was a landmark piece of legislation, there are still over 100,000 children in foster care in the United States waiting for an adoptive family. And each year, 27,000 children "age out" of foster care.

Guess Where Naked, Masturbating Driver Stashed Toy Gun?

Posted 07.05.2012 | Miami

FORT PIERCE, FL -- It can get pretty monotonous for those who work on the road, but on Monday tow truck driver Eddie Dames got an eyeful when he pulle...

Democratic Senator Faces Challengers In Pennsylvania

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Five Pennsylvania Republicans face off on Tuesday for the chance to run against Democrat...

Netanyahu Visits a Different Washington, He Hopes

James Zogby | Posted 05.03.2012 | World
James Zogby

And so it is that the tables appear to have been turned in the Washington that will greet the Israeli leader. He will not be pressured to do what he has long been loathe to do -- address Palestinian rights.

Senate Again Undermines Obama's Middle East Peace Efforts

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is hard to get excited about defeating Republican challengers when incumbent Democrats embrace the same right-wing foreign policy.

Lucia Graves

Biden's 'Republican Tea Party' Remarks Prompt Negative Reactions On Capitol Hill | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Vice President Joe Biden said the alternative to a Democratically controlled Congress is the "Republican Tea Party," lawmakers on both sides of ...

Lucia Graves

Casey Makes Last Effort To Save Jobs-Creation Program Set To Expire In Two Weeks | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Senator Bob Casey joined Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in calling for a one-year extension of a subsidized jobs program, highlighting a lette...

Stimulus Money Shouldn't Go Overseas, Say Democratic Senators

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators urged the Obama administration to suspend an economic stimulus program aimed at financing renewable ...

10 Senate Dems Send Obama Warning Letter about Climate Bill

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A group of 10 moderate Democrats sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday saying that they will not support any domestic climate change bill that ...